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MY name is Augustine LUcas Sangi, I began writing articles for newslettes since I was in primary school at Mwadui Primary School in Shinyanga Region. Later on I joined the Information Services Division as an information assistant, Tanzania News Agency (SHIHATA) as journalist, Guardian Ltd as assisitant editor, Uhuru Publications as senior sub-editor, Habari Corporation as features editor, and Media Solutions Ltd as assistant editor.

I've written short stories for Nyota Africa, Kiongozi, Taifa Weekly (Kiswahili newspapers), and Sunday News and The African (English papers).

I've also written Kiswahili novels, entitled MSAKA MPAKA UMPATE and MWANAMKE NURU YA MAISHA, published by Ndanda Mission Press of Mtwara in 1989.

I pursued studies at Mwadui Primary School (Shinyanga), Shinyanga High School (Shinyanga), Tanzania School of Journalism (Dar es Salaam), and the Nordic SADC Journalism Centre in Mozambique.

Interests: writing articles for newspapers, magazines and news agencies, wiriting short stories for the press and book writing, especially novels.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: No